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"Until" is a preposition which is often translated as "hasta", and "till" is a preposition which is also often translated as "hasta". Learn more about the difference between "until" and "till" below.
until(
uhn
-
tihl
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (up till)
a. hasta
I will stay at their house until Sunday.Me quedaré en su casa hasta el domingo.
2. (before)
a. hasta
We don't close until 8pm. If you hurry, you'll make it.No cerramos hasta las 8pm. Si te apuras, todavía llegas.
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
3. (up till)
a. hasta que
Until he left his country, he had never felt homesick for his mother's cooking.Hasta que se fue de su país, no había sentido nostalgia por la comida de su mamá.
4. (before)
a. hasta que
You can't go out tonight until you finish your homework.No podrás salir esta noche hasta que no termines tus deberes.
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till(
tihl
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (until)
a. hasta
I won't see him again till next year.No volveré a verlo hasta el año que viene.
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
2. (until)
a. hasta
We danced till the sun came out.Bailamos hasta que salió el sol.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (cash register) (United Kingdom)
a. la caja registradora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I took out a $20 bill from the till and gave it to the customer.Saqué un billete de $20 de la caja registradora y se lo di al cliente.
b. la caja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The manager counts the money in the till at the end of the night.El gerente cuenta el dinero dentro de la caja al acabar la noche.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (agriculture)
a. labrar
The local farmers taught me how to till the soil with a shovel.Los granjeros locales me enseñaron a labrar la tierra con una pala.
b. cultivar
We must till the land before anything can be harvested.Hay que cultivar la tierra antes de que se pueda cosechar algo.
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